By Susan Swan
Publisher: Granta Books
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wolenboeken said on Sep 25, 2011, 15:03
[I'm an Italian native speaker, so forgive my mistakes]
First of all, I have to say this book has nothing related to "Lost and delirious" but character's name and age.
"The wives of Bath" is about the difficult life of a girl, Pauline, who feels and wants to be like a boy even though her body and society say it is awkward and weird. The only one who tries to understand her is Mouse, the narrator.
Everything is well-written and full of fun, mistery and jokes that make the wonderful story even more enjoyable.
Once you have read it, maybe you can understand better how terrible is to be a transsexual (or a lesbian, or generally queer) in a world that doesn't accept you as you are.
kappi said on Sep 19, 2010, 12:02